New Raptor Gradey Dick Turns Heads at NBA Draft in "Dorothy" Suit, Secures Drake Follow on IG

Drake, Fat Joe, and more have things to say about new Raptors draft pick Gradey Dick.

Gradey Dick (R) poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) after being drafted 13th overall pick by the Toronto Raptors
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Gradey Dick (R) poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) after being drafted 13th overall pick by the Toronto Raptors

Last night, the Toronto Raptors drafted Gradey Dick 13th overall in the 2023 NBA Draft.

Though he might not solve all of the team's problems right away, he'll be an exciting fit alongside the rest of the core.

But Dick didn't stand out in the Toronto crowd solely because of his talents. The 19-year-old guard made an exciting entrance to the draft thanks to his bright red suit.

Before the draft, Dick walked everyone through his choice, saying he was trying to emulate Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz because they're both from Kansas.

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In an interview with Taylor Rooks after being selected, Dick said that he needs Drake to wear his jersey.

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That dream could be inching closer to reality. Drake re-posted a story on Instagram confirming that he followed Dick.

Fat Joe even had something to say about Dick. When Stephen A. Smith asked him who stood out the most to him in the draft, Joe didn't say the obvious answer in Wembanyama.

"I can't go against Wembanyama. He is what he is," Fat Joe said. "But I'll tell you, I like Dick."

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Some people thought Dick was getting ready to host the Hunger Games.

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Others compared his outfit to one that Liberace would wear.

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Still, for all the jokes the Internet made about Dick's outfit last night, there were still plenty of people excited about what he brings to the table as a player.

If he can help space the floor and shoot well, then Raptors fans will be happy with this pick.

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